Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe G1 - Sea The Stars

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Stallion statistics: Cape Cross

QATAR PRIX DE L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE-G1

€4,000,000, Longchamp, 10-4, 3yo/up, c/f/m, 1 1/2mT, 2:26.30, gd.

1--SEA THE STARS (IRE), 126, c, 3
Cape Cross (Ire)--Urban Sea, by Miswaki
O-Christopher Tsui; B-Sunderland Holdings Ltd; T-John Oxx; J-Michael Kinane; €2,285,600.

2--Youmzain (Ire), 131, h, 6
Sinndar (Ire)--Sadima (Ire), by Sadler's Wells.
O-Jaber Abdullah; B-Frank Dunne; T-Mick Channon; €914,400.

3--Cavalryman (GB), 123, c, 3
Halling--Silversword (Fr), by Highest Honor (Fr).
O-Godolphin SNC; B-Darley; T-Andre Fabre; €457,200.

Margins: 2, HD, HD. Odds: 1.80, 21.00, 17.00.
Also Ran: Conduit (Ire), Dar Re Mi (GB), Fame and Glory (GB), *La Boum (Ger), *Stacelita (Fr), Magadan (Ire), Vision d’Etat (Fr), Tangaspeed (Fr), Beheshtam (Fr), Getaway (Ger), The Bogberry, Hot Six (Brz), Tullamore, Grand Ducal (Ire), Set Sail (Ire), Steele Tango.
*Dead-heated for seventh.

Sea The Stars is a half brother to Urban Ocean (Bering), Melikah (Lammtarra), Galileo (Sadler's Wells), Black Sam Bellamy (Sadler's Wells), All Too Beautiful (Sadler's Wells), My Typhoon (Giant's Causeway) and Cherry Hinton (Green Desert), out of the Arc winner Urban Sea (Miswaki), a half sister to 2000 Guineas winner King's Best (Kingmambo) and Group Three winner Allez Les Trois (Riverman).

The first prize of €2.2 million secures European Champion Sire status for Darley's Cape Cross, who has 96 individual winners, including 10 stakes winners, at a 46% strike rate.
Leading sires in 2009.

Pedigree of SEA THE STARS (IRE), 2006

Cape Cross
1994
Green Desert
1983
Danzig
1977
Northern Dancer
Pas De Nom
Foreign Courier
1979
Sir Ivor
Courtly Dee
Park Appeal
1982
Ahonoora
1975
Lorenzaccio
Helen Nichols
Balidaress
1973
Balidar
Innocence
Urban Sea
1989
Miswaki
1978
Mr Prospector
1970
Raise A Native
Gold Digger
Hopespringseternal
1971
Buckpasser
Rose Bower
Allegretta
1978
Lombard
1967
Agio
Promised Lady
Anatevka
1969
Espresso
Almyra
Filed on 4 Oct 2009 @ 14:36